Shuga Naija


The Root of Toxic Masculinity

“This is how toxic it had become — it was in my blood. My muscle memory...

Valentine's Day - the MTV Shuga Guide

Nigerian contributor, Adebola Aduwo takes us through a few tips on how to make your Valentine's Day extra special, sexy and safe. Read more below:

HIV Testing: What barriers are the youth facing?

What are some of the barriers that are preventing young people from testing for HIV? Adebola Aduwo from Nigeria takes a closer look at some of the challenges.

Frances from MTV Shuga Naija: You are not Alone

“You are not alone. You are loved and the fact that you survived means you have the chance to make things right.” – Ruby Akubueze (Frances of MTV Shuga Naija)

End the silence of domestic violence

‘I just assumed it was one of those things that comes with being female.’ Adebola Aduwo spent time speaking to women in Nigeria about th...

Celebrating 20 years of Impact

December 1st 2018 marks 20 Years of MTV Staying Alive Foundation.

#HearMeToo – Women in Lagos share their experience

Nigerian journalist, Adebola Aduwo, explores the theme of this years’ 16 Days of Activism campaign - #HearMeToo – by talking to women in Lagos...

Hear Me Too: Who was I to tell when I was raped?

Who was I to tell when I was raped? When a man took my body because he felt he deserved it simply because he gave me a gift.

Face your fear and do it anyway

Haven’t got tested for HIV? Why not? 1. Fear the test results will come back positive. Reluctance to get tested is under...

MTV Shuga's Introduction to HIV Self-Testing

In some African countries, it is now possible to test for HIV in the comfort of your home. Adebola Aduwo explains how. The stigmatisation an...